EUR 181,634JPY 23,884,904BGN 355,240CZK 4,637,667DKK 1,350,632GBP 158,000HUF 64,509,220PLN 823,312RON 894,640SEK 1,844,859CHF 198,762ISK 26,627,581NOK 1,856,266HRK 1,361,984RUB 15,812,170TRY 1,878,007AUD 287,309BRL 1,084,030CAD 267,475CNY 1,398,838HKD 1,677,665IDR 3,123,444,319ILS 704,614INR 16,051,654KRW 245,337,014MXN 4,446,624MYR 899,035NZD 308,978PHP 10,515,170SGD 290,778THB 6,852,697ZAR 3,095,611
Offered for: GBP 158,000
1953 Bentley R Type Special
Chassis number: B506TN
Registration number: FRS435
This R type was constructed by famed Bentley Builder Alan Padgett. The body takes the form of a very rakish full on Mr Toad style Boat tail in the style of edwardian racers. It is constructed from Aluminium & comes with detachable cycle style mudguard wings for winter use.
The car has had proper WO style 21" wheels fabricated for it which are shod with 4 new Blockley tyres giving the car the correct proportions to look right. These are secured with knock off spinners.
The car is finished in a very dark shade of green which suits it admirably. To the interior are green leather seats in as new condition. A useful luggage area can be accessed behind the seats for soft bags or a decent sized suitcase. The dash is a turned aluminium affair with large WO style speedometer & Tachometer.
This is a well sorted car that fires up instantly & has very ample performance given the lightweight of the body. The exhaust is a straight though affair exiting the passenger side of the car & running down the side of the body. A single side mount spare affixes to the drivers side of the car.
This car is a pleasure to drive & appears much older then it is. One has an excellent view from behind the twin aero screens of the road ahead & the large wheels may be very accurately positioned to just miss kerbs etc when pressing on. It drives particularly well & is tremendous fun to fling down B roads on sunny days. When parked it needless to say gathers a crowd of onlookers, having real presence even when standing still.
Vintage & Prestige Fine Motor Cars
9 Globe Industrial Estate
RM17 6ST Grays
+44 7967 260673
Dealer Vehicle-ID: 2153
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